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Astragalus Root Extract

Astragalus sp.

DER 4:1
≥40% saponin by spectrophotometry

  • Cardiovascular Effects
  • Immunity
  • Gastrointestinal Health
  • Antiviral
  • Memory Improvement



Astragalus (Astragalus sp.) is a large genus of herbaceous plants and small shrubs with over 3,000 species. It is a member of the legume family Fabaceae.



Plant of Astragalus contains saponins such as astragalosides and flavonoids such as isoquercitrin, calycosin and formononetin, which has been used for their medicinal effects.



Astragalus Extract is beneficial for its effects on cardiovascular and gastrointestinal diseases and used for its immune-stimulating, immune-modulating, and hepatoprotective effects. Such studies have shown that it is possibly effective for reducing side effects of chemotherapy such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea and might help control blood sugar and insulin levels.

Additionally, the herb has been used both alone and in combination to treat liver fibrosis, acute viral myocarditis, heart failure, small cell lung cancer, and amenorrhea in Chinese medicine.